Buff Bulletin Board

This site is a listing of notices, training/seminars, jobs, campus services and events. Buff Bulletin is a service of Campus Communications.

Carpool/express lane requirements changing Jan. 1

Beginning Sunday, Jan. 1, all Colorado High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) express lanes change to HOV 3, requiring at least three people in each vehicle. Additionally, carpools using HOV lanes must have an ExpressToll account with a transponder to enjoy free access. Solo drivers and those with one passenger must pay to use the express lane; motorcycles and buses are allowed free use. Visit the Parking and Transportation website for more details.

December 2, 2016 • Parking and Transportation Services • buffscommute@colorado.edu

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and feeling depressed? (Paid research)

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Currently depressed?

We are looking for potential participants for a paid research study on mood and emotion. Qualifying participants will be asked to come to our lab for a 3- to 4-hour session and will be compensated up to $40.

Participation requirements:
1. Age: 25-55
2. Have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or history of depression

Thank you for your interest, we are looking forward to hearing from you.
**If interested, please complete email us with subject line "BuffB GDEP"

December 2, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Paid study: Young adult mood study (up to $200)

Participate in a paid study on emotion and mood in the CU Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Earn up to $200 to participate in studies answering questions about your feelings and thoughts, watching brief films, playing computer games and logging emotions and activities. The study includes two separate visits (first: 2 to 3 hours, second: 4 hours) paying $10/hour in cash. Option for paid follow-up phone interviews in addition.

If interested, please complete our survey.

December 2, 2016 • June Gruber • gruberpeplab@gmail.com

Buff OneCard office closed Dec. 30

The Buff OneCard office will be closed on Friday, Dec. 30, and will open again on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Live auction of surplus property and equipment

Property Services will hold a public auction of surplus property and equipment on Saturday, Dec. 10. Items will be available for preview beginning at 8 a.m. and the auction will begin at 9 a.m.

Auctions are held on the east side of University of Colorado Boulder, Distribution Center, at 3300 Walnut Street.

December 1, 2016 • Steve Marvel, 303-492-1120 • Steve.Marvel@colorado.edu

Earn up to $225: Women's wellness study

Do you struggle with your thoughts and moods? You are not alone. Our study might be for you.

Researchers in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department are conducting an eight-week research program designed to help prevent depression, reduce stress and promote health and well-being. Earn up to $225 and get a copy of your MRI on DVD.

Looking for: • Women with a history of depression
• Ages 18-55
• Willing to participate in two MRI assessments
• Smartphone users with a data plan
• Internet access

December 1, 2016 • Psychology and Neuroscience Department • womenswellness@colorado.edu

Employee tuition benefit information session

Join us for an information session about the employee tuition benefit for employees and dependents at CU Boulder on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 1 to 2 p.m. at UMC 247.

Learn more about employee tuition benefit.

December 1, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu

Free musical performance by French 3020 class

The French and Italian Department presents L'amour, ca fait chanter by the French 3020 class. It will be performed Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, at 8 p.m. each night in Old Main Chapel. The performance is free and open to all. Do not miss this joyful musical!

December 1, 2016 • Danica Trifunovic • danica.trifunovic@colorado.edu

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Taste of Cherry'

Join us for a screening of Taste of Cherry in memory of Director Abbas Kiarostami. The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 3. Admission is $8.

Hosted by Suranjan Ganguly, Film Studies Program

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Open Mic Night - Dec. 5 at 8 p.m.

Singer? Songwriter? Poet? Musician? Dancer? Actor? Mime? Free monthly Open Mic Night at the Wesley Foundation Student Center/Chapel. Test drive something new. Show off something old. Have fun! Come perform and/or enjoy those who do!

First Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. Uncensored, freedom of speech affirmed, yet also a safe space for all. Serious fun.

Visit the Facebook event page or the Wesley website for more information.

Mosaic Gospel Choir concert Sunday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m.

Experience the CU Mosaic Gospel Choir's fall semester-end concert. Spiritual uplift guaranteed. Directed by Gary Grundei, the choir features 26 singers, grand piano, drum kit and funky guitars. The program includes spoken-word slam poetry by choir founder Roger Wolsey.

The concert will be held at the Wesley Foundation Student Center/Chapel. Take the Hop or the Buff Bus. Event is free, but donations will be accepted. Potluck following the concert.

Blue Book Cafe: FREE Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

A new space for students and faculty to relax, study, play piano and hang out, the Blue Book Cafe is located in the blue A-frame building at 1290 Folsom Street (in the lounge at CU's Wesley Student Center).

There will be FREE ice water, coffee, tea and hot cocoa, as well as free wifi and comfy chairs and couches.

November 30, 2016 • Roger Wolsey • webmaster@wesleyf.org

Celtic guitar, banjo and fiddle concert - Dec. 7

Local favorites Jon Sousa and Adam Agee will be in concert for a night of celtic, folk and traditional goodness. Masters of their respective instruments (Jon on guitar and banjo, Adam on fiddle/violin), this will be their first gig in the U.S. since their recent musical tour of Europe.

The show will begin at 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in the Wesley Foundation Chapel/Student Center located across from the stadium. Attendees are encouraged to make a donation. Suggestions below.

General public: $12 to $20 Students: $5 to $12

Free musical performance by French 3020 class

The French and Italian Department presents L'amour, ca fait chanter by the French 3020 class. It will be performed Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, at 8 p.m. each night in Old Main Chapel. The performance is free and open to all. Do not miss this joyful musical!

November 30, 2016 • Danica Trifunovic • danica.trifunovic@colorado.edu

CU game day watch party at The Connection

Can't make it to the Pac-12 Championship game live in California? Then do the next best thing and come watch the CU Buffs take on the Washington Huskies at The Connection's watch party in the UMC this Friday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. Free snacks will be provided.

Visit the Facebook event page for more details.

Family Day at CU Museum of Natural History: Polar opposites

Bring the whole family together to celebrate the winter season. From the polar bears at the North Pole to penguins at the South Pole, the world of opposites will be our inspiration as we create natural history holiday ornaments. Paint with magnets, emboss a snowflake, design a garland to count down to the solstice with opposites, plus many more ways to enliven your holiday decor while making learning fun!

Event is FREE! For information on parking and more, visit our website or call 303-492-6892.

Monitoring climate from space: Challenges, opportunities and LASP contributions

In this Dec. 7 talk, LASP Atmospheric Scientist and ATOC Professor Peter Pilewskie will discuss some of the challenges to monitoring climate trends on Earth from space. He will address how accurate measurements need to be to detect trends in climate and attribute them to underlying causes, the limitations of current instruments and new initiatives to develop a robust climate-observing system.

Talk is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the LSTB building (rm 299), located at 1234 Innovation Drive on East Campus. Doors open at 7 p.m. Event is FREE!

AIA Lecture Series: New perspectives on ancient urbanism

Join us at the CU Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. for a free lecture!

In this talk, CU's own John Hanson will attempt to answer some of the questions about ancient urban development in Greece and Rome by drawing on new research that has been put forward in his forthcoming book. He will explore what it can tell us about life in the ancient world and how it compared to the medieval and modern worlds.

Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited.

November 30, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu

CU Book Store open house and holiday sale

The 19th annual open house is Thursday, Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enter to win prizes, create your own holiday ornament and, best of all, receive 20% off your entire purchase! (Restrictions apply; see store for details.) Refreshments will be served.

November 30, 2016 • CU Book Store • assist@cubookstore.com

IFS presents: CU at the Movies - 'Tower'

Join us for a screening of the 2016 animated crime documentary Tower. Plus, Director Keith Maitland will be here in person! The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Muenzinger auditorium on Friday, Dec. 2. Admission is $8.

Hosted by Geoff Marslett, Film Studies

For more information: www.internationalfilmseries.com

Apply to be a Better Boulder service lead

Apply to be a service lead for Better Boulder Day of Service, the volunteer resource center's largest annual event, and choose to lead one of a variety of service projects that focus on different social and environmental issues all across Boulder. We are looking for enthusiastic, service-oriented people to plan and lead a group of students on a service project within the Boulder community.

If you have any questions, please email vrcevents@colorado.edu or visit our website.

November 29, 2016 • Max van der Sande • vrcevents@colorado.edu

Last Safe Zone training for the year!

The Gender and Sexuality Center offers monthly Safe Zone trainings throughout the academic year. All are welcome! This workshop will be the last training for the 2016 academic year, so don't miss this opportunity! Requests can also be made for departmental or group-specific trainings.

Friday, Dec. 16, 12 to 2 p.m., University Memorial Center (UMC), room 247

To register, please follow the steps on our website.

South Africa comes to Boulder for World AIDs Day 2016

Join the Gender and Sexuality Center for an AIDs talk entitled "Odds Stacked Against Us." Sister Sheila Flynn, a Dominican sister missioned in South Africa since 1988, and Tozi Precious Mokoba, a South African mother and wife, will be speaking.

The talk is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Center for Community (C4C), room 350.

November 29, 2016 • Gender and Sexuality Center • gsc@colorado.edu

Register for a non-credit language course at ALTEC

Looking to learn a completely new language or simply improve your language skills? The Anderson Language and Technology Center's (ALTEC) non-credit language courses are the perfect answer! We offer a wide range of languages, including: Swahili, French, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese and many more.

For more information or to register, visit our website.

November 29, 2016 • ALTEC • altec@colorado.edu

Thompson Awards for Western American writing: Win $500!

Each year, Center of the American West awards $500 cash prizes to talented CU students writing on Western topics. Categories are poetry, fiction, memoir, creative non-fiction and academic non-fiction. You are welcome to submit material that you wrote for a class assignment, as long as the theme is rooted in any aspect of the American West. And of course, writing something new is good, too!

Visit our website or contact us at the email address below for contest rules, entry form and to read winning entries from past years.